Apprentice Funeral Director/Embalmer
Jake, a native of Marshfield, is a 2002 graduate of Northland Lutheran High School. He earned an Associate's Degree at the University of Wisconsin - Marshfield/Wood County in 2004 and a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education from the University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point in 2007. After graduating from UWSP, Jake taught second grade in Black River Falls, Wisconsin for eight years before returning to Marshfield to join the staff at Rembs Funeral Home. He is currently attending Des Moines Area Community College's Mortuary Science program while working as an apprentice.
Jake has been married to Greg and Tami's daughter, Allison Jackan, for eight years and they have three very energetic children. In his free time, he enjoys going on road trips with his wife, reading with his daughter, Estelle (6), building Legos with his son, Vincent (5), and playing peek-a-boo with his 5 month old daughter, Primrose.
A sports enthusiast, Jake played basketball at UW-Marshfield/Wood County for two years, was the JV baseball coach in Black River Falls for four years before taking over as the head varsity baseball coach for an additional four years, and was an assistant middle school basketball coach for eight years. He looks forward to getting involved with youth sports in Marshfield and the surrounding areas.